Monthly Archives: May 2017

Fun Night at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Monday, May 8th from 6:30-8:00 PM is the game “Name that Song”. It will be played like Jeopardy, where contestants get to choose the category of the songs. Then, upon listening to the song, the first person to buzz in and guess the name of the song is awarded the points. It is free to play and anyone is invited! Call or text Tim Grimm with any questions at 269-689-5448.

The Saint Joseph County Marine Patrol will be offering a boat safety class on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Colon Fire Barn, 1063 M-86, from 9 AM to 3 PM. The class is open to those 12 years of age or older. Youth under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent. You will need to bring your own lunch and a #2 pencil. Those interested in attending should contact the Sherrif’s Office at 269-467-9045 to sign up.



Village of Colon

110 N. Blackstone Avenue

P.O. Box 50

Colon, MI 49040

All real property in the Village of Colon:


You are hereby notified that expenses for providing fire protection and ambulance services within Colon Village for the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2017 have been estimated as follows:

            AMBULANCE SERVICE                                           $10,500        @        .4245 mills

            FIRE & RESCUE OPERATIONS                              $47,250        @        1.9103 mills

            SIDEWALK                                                                $10,500        @        .4245 mills

A public hearing regarding these assessment estimates will be held on:

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Said meeting to take place at:

Colon Village Hall

110 N. Blackstone Ave., Colon, Michigan

The owner or agent may appear in person at the hearing or can send a letter, dated no later than 5/9/17, to protest the special assessment.

Village of Colon

Notice of Public Hearing on Increasing Property Taxes


The Council of the Village of Colon will hold a public hearing on a proposed increase of 0.0948 mills in the operating tax millage rate to be levied on property in 2017.

The hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Colon Village Hall, 110 North Blackstone Avenue Colon, MI 49040.

The date and location of the meeting to take action on the proposed additional millage will be announced at this public meeting.

If adopted, the proposed additional millage will increase operating revenues from ad valorem property taxes 0.87% over such revenues generated by levies permitted without holding a hearing. If the proposed additional millage rate is not approved, the operating revenue will increase by 2.32% over the preceding year’s operating revenue.

The taxing unit publishing this notice has complete authority to establish the number of mills to be levied from within its authorized millage rate.